ACFO president Dany Richard attributed the agreement to the Trudeau government’s focus on gender equality and pay equity.
Treasury Board President Joyce Murray, pictured speaking to reporters in West Block in April, heads the department designated as the official employer of the federal public service. The Association of Canadian Financial Officers says a new study being launched to resolve a complaint from its members stems from the Trudeau government’s focus on gender and pay equity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Financial professionals in the federal public service have come one step closer to resolving a complaint that their female-dominated ranks are being underpaid compared to their male counterparts.
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Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
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Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.